Social Worker/Clinical Therapist (ACSW / AMFT)

CA - Rancho Cucamonga

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Job Description

ACSWs, AMFTs and APCCs are encouraged to consider an outstanding career opportunity with Liberty Healthcare.

Liberty Healthcare provides a wide array of health and human services to people throughout the United States. We serve people in their homes and communities as well as in hospitals and specialized treatment settings.  We help people who have physical and mental illnesses get better. We serve people who have disabilities – ensuring they receive vital services, are safe, well-cared for and live as independently as possible.

Multiple newly-created Clinical Therapist positions are now available with Liberty Healthcare’s expanding mental health program at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga (San Bernardino County), California.

With a bed capacity of 3,337 - the West Valley Detention Center is the largest jail in San Bernardino County and one of the largest in the State of California.  Liberty Healthcare provides a wide array of behavioral health services to those inmates at the West Valley Detention Center who are struggling with mental illness.

As a Clinical Therapist with Liberty Healthcare you will work directly with inmates within the jail and be responsible for:

  • Helping to significantly improve the health of individuals who are struggling with acute and chronic mental illness
  • Screening inmate clients, conducting intake assessments and preparing diagnostic evaluations
  • Evaluating and treating inmate clients who are in crisis
  • Developing, implementing and evaluating goal-oriented treatment plans
  • Providing direct clinical treatment services to inmate clients - individually and in groups
  • Serving as primary therapist for assigned inmate clients and managing a caseload
  • Collaborating with Psychiatrists, RNs, LCSWs, LMFTs and other ancillary clinicians and security staff

As a valued full-time employee of Liberty Healthcare Corporation, you can expect to receive a competitive salary and benefits package which includes health insurance, paid time off, 401k and more.

Click here for an overview of Liberty Healthcare’s benefits package

 Moreover, this position affords outstanding resume-building experience - as well as an opportunity to work with a talented group of clinicians and be a part of a cutting-edge program which uses best practices in correctional mental health services.

Skills & Requirements

Well-qualified candidates will possess the following attributes:

  • Possess a California ACSW, AMFT or APCC and be license eligible within the next year
  • Have effective communication skills and the ability to write cogent treatment plans, progress notes and reports
  • Have the ability to provide effective crisis management and treatment services to individuals and groups
  • Possess forensic mental health or crisis management experience and / or experience in an inpatient psychiatric hospital, correctional facility or other secure / locked mental health setting
  • Willing to work within a locked jail setting and undergo an extensive background check process
  • Willingness and ability to commit to one of the two schedule options noted above

Click here to visit the West Valley Detention Center online

Liberty Healthcare Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans and people who have disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

If you’re interested in a rewarding career and making a difference in the lives of people who are struggling with mental illness – Liberty Healthcare is looking for you!